Editorials

Candidate no-shows are an embarrassment to the city

Disappointing. And embarrassing. Those are two words that come to mind regarding the turnout at last Thursday’s Meet the Candidates forum. Only three of the nine city council…

Guest Editorial: Beware of candidates who cause political division

  By Scott Klein Since the time of Mayor Robert Kozaren, and probably before, politicians, candidates and assorted near-do-wells have tried to make a person’s indebtedness to the…

News

Breaking news … Downed electric line sparks house fires on Trowbridge

Breaking news … Downed electric line sparks house fires on Trowbridge

    By Charles Sercombe A fierce storm with high winds knocked down a power…

Forum attracts residents, but not many council candidates

Forum attracts residents, but not many council candidates

By Charles Sercombe What if there was a “meet the candidates” forum, and hardly any…

Breaking news … Police seek info on two sexual assaults

Breaking news … Police seek info on two sexual assaults

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Police Department issued a press release today, Friday, July…

Election season is quiet

Election season is quiet

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s Primary Election is coming up in four weeks. But taking a…

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Business

Hamtown Farms site is now up for sale

Hamtown Farms site is now up for sale

  By Alan Madlane The saga of Hamtown Farms is drawing to a close. On the first of this month, co-founder Michael Davis sent out a press release,…

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

    By Charles Sercombe While many restaurants have come and gone in Hamtramck in recent times, there has been one constant for the past 20 years. Maine…

For $15 a month, FRD Pharmacy can hook you up with a doctor

By Alan Madlane Ever wake up in the middle of the night and feel sick, but not sick enough to wait hours and hours in a hospital emergency…

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Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

  By Charles Sercombe Drivers, prepare to do a lot more stopping in Hamtramck. And you young guns who like to peel around Pulaski Park? Fun’s over.…

Features

Historic Tau Beta building is now officially recognized by the state

Historic Tau Beta building is now officially recognized by the state

  By Charles Sercombe Back in 1927, the Tau Beta building on Hanley St. was a bustling community center for newly arrived immigrants. There, they were schooled…

Editorials

Stop in the name of safety: City cracking down on speeders

Cracking down on speeding and reckless drivers is long overdue in Hamtramck. One huge hurdle to doing this has been the city having too few police officers…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…